Could You Survive Working In A Kitchen?

We'd all like to think we've got what it takes to be a top chef working in a fast paced kitchen, but could you really survive this stressful job? It's time to find out! Take these 10 questions and discover if you could actually cut it in a professional kitchen.

Question 1/10
First thing's first, how are you under stress?
I'm cool as a cucumber
I'm a bit frantic
I become easily angered

Question 2/10
What's your biggest pet peeve when working?
Feeling unheard

Question 3/10
What time do you typically go to bed at night?
10 pm
11 pm
12 AM

Question 4/10
Are you currently in a relationship?
It's complicated

Question 5/10
If someone orders their dessert a la mode, then they want it with....
Ice cream
Whipped cream

Question 6/10
Someone has just ordered a steak medium rare. What do you cook it to?
105-110 F
125-130 F
145-150 F

Question 7/10
You've been asked to clarify a stock. What are you doing?
Making it crystal clear
Explaining something to a guest
Skimming the fat off the top

Question 8/10
How many things can you multi-task at once?
I can do two things once
I can do three things at once
I can do four or more things at once

Question 9/10
If an entree is to be finished with fines herbs, what are you putting on top?
Parsley, chervil, tarragon, and chives
Rosemary, parsley, chives, and thyme
Parsley, chives, and basil

Question 10/10
A diner asks for a ketchup on a dish you expertly prepared, what's your reaction?
"I'll kill them!"
"What's wrong with these people?"
"Absolutely not."
Based on the results of this quiz, you could most definitely work and succeed in a kitchen environment! You're an excellent multi-tasker with the impressive ability to juggle many things at once without getting stressed out or overwhelmed. You don't mind working long hours and you certainly don't mind working at something until it is as perfect as it can possibly be.

Based on the results of this quiz, you should not go anywhere near a professional kitchen! You may love to cook, bake, and whip up special meals, but that doesn't mean you've got what it takes to hang out in a high stress, high tension environment. Your sensitive nature would make it very difficult for you to keep up in this fast paced world.

Based on the results of this quiz, you could possibly make it in a professional kitchen! You've got the right attitude and love of cooking, but you may be a bit too soft for the high stress environment of the professional cooking world. Build up your armor and perhaps you could take a stab at cooking at this level.